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The day I’ve faced a fire in electrical installation (career story)

June 19th, 2019 | 1 Comment | Posted in Electrical Safety
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Hello there, I’m B.M. and just like few electrical engineers before me, I wanted to share my story and tell you about the day I’ve faced a FIRE in my electrical installation.

Please note that the pictures are mine, original and from the “burnt” site.


Electrical installation fire: Medium Voltage Autotransformer Fault (career story)

May 22nd, 2019 | Make a comment | Posted in Electrical Safety
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electrical installation fireWhat happens when a MV AutoTransformer misconnection and a LV breaker hooked up to an inadequate wire size meet? FIRE! Here’s a story that D.Ros, an electrical engineer based in Germany, kindly sent us. Read below the details on the day his electrical installation caught fire.

Enjoy and please note that the aim is not to denounce but to understand better the situation so that you all can be careful in the future during your own electrical projects.


Hi I’m D. and today I wanted to share a story with you all. The day when my electrical equipment burnt!


Hazardous environments for your electrical installation designs

May 8th, 2019 | Make a comment | Posted in Electrical Safety
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New article by a trained electrical engineer from Venezuela. Enjoy!

When dealing with electrical installations, you must be aware of some special scenarios that could come across, which require particular considerations in order to make a safe and reliable design for equipment and more important yet, for people’s lives.

These scenarios constitute restricted areas for most people, special places in which careful measures must be taken to enter in them, whether exists the possibility of explosion or fire due to a mixture of particular elements like a surge of energy, sparks or arcs produced by the flow of electrical energy.


12 common errors in an Electrical Installation (and solutions)

April 3rd, 2017 | 4 Comments | Posted in Panel Building
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Here’s the second article of Patricia, who wants to list 12 errors which are very common and that occurs far too often during installations.

To her opinion, they should be avoided for the security of people and equipment. See the 12 most common errors below (and their solutions)!

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Electrical Installation Guide 2016 – FREE Download Now

February 22nd, 2016 | 5 Comments | Posted in iec standard
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To you all Electrical Engineering Community blog members, good news!

Year 2016 has just begun, and yet we can already make you take advantage of an exclusive document for free!

This document is the fresh new edition of the Electrical Installation Guide (EIG), usually sold 60 euros and that you can DOWNLOAD here NOW and FOR FREE.


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